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Christina and Corey Darveau with some of the hundreds of packets that they will send to police stations and high schools in Maine to bring attention to T.A.Y.L.O.R. tags in this 2014 file photo.

Senate overrides veto of ‘Taylor’s Law,’ bill’s fate moves to House

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AUGUSTA | “Taylor’s Law,” a bill vetoed by Gov. Paul LePage last week, was revived Wednesday when the Senate voted 23-11 against the governor’s …

1-minute hike: Moxie Bald Mountain near The Forks

Difficulty: Moderate-difficult. The distance of the hike varies from 4 miles to 9.5 miles,  depending on where you choose to start the hike. The trail …

Mainers aren’t buying the latest social media craze: Trying to summon demons through the Internet

More than 2 million people and counting have used the social media hashtag #charliecharliechallenge, referring to the Ouija-board-like game in which people try to contact demons …

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Mercy Hospital to lay off 45, close Westbrook addiction center

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PORTLAND | Mercy Hospital plans to lay off 45 employees and move another 45 …

Brunswick House candidate denies wrongdoing in campaign cash probe

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AUGUSTA | A former candidate for the House of Representatives faces up to $400 …


A fishway on the grounds of Maine Forest and Logging Museum in Bradley allows fish such as alewives to return to their birthplace to spawn.

Federal rule will safeguard drinking water for 500,000 Mainers

Drinking water for nearly 500,000 Maine residents will be protected under federal regulations announced Wednesday by President Barack Obama’s administration. The new rule aims to …



Full Belly Deli reopens as Rosen’s in Westbrook

Squeals of delight and mile-high corned beef sandwiches sailed through the air. The holiday weekend was over, but on Tuesday when Rosen’s Deli opened for …

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